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1 hr ago | The New York Observer
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in New York today to make his pitch to business leaders he hopes to lure to the Lone Star State, and took the opportunity to reissue his debate challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo-who today declined the request.
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2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Fans of New York's fat, doughy bagels swear they're the best in the world. Montreal natives are partial to their city's smaller, wood-oven-baked variety.
3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
Skyscrapers are a hallmark of large cities. Modern engineering makes it possible to erect something as tall as the Empire State Building on a very small footprint.
4 hrs ago | The New York Observer
Good news for downtown New Yorkers who believe there really is no such thing as too much cheese and olive oil.
8 hrs ago | Disney News and Disney Star News
"American Horror Story" actress Emma Roberts was spotted by her fans and the paparazzi as she was out and about in New York City on April 22, 2014.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
In a candid interview, the Oscar winner sat down with The Daily Beast to discuss her hit Broadway play, the thrill of working with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the changing face of New York.
American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students Today The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National ... (more)
Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.
No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.
Senior Associate Court of Appeals Judge Victoria Graffeo said Monday that she will seek reappointment to the state's highest court when her term expires at the end of November.
Tova Richler of New York flew to Israel to attend her father's funeral at the Mount of Olives Friday, but an ambush by local Arabs prevented her from attending it.
One of the claims made by liberals who supported the recent shutdown of the NYPD's Muslim surveillance strategy was that it didn't make any difference in protecting the city, but a former officer in the police department begs to differ.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman answers a a question during a news conference in his New York City office, Friday, March 18, 2011.
Jonathan Fleming, hugs his attorney Anthony Mayol while his other attorney Taylor Koss applaud in Brooklyn's Supreme court, after a judge declared him a free man on Tuesday April 8, 2014 in New York.
The room-sharing startup Airbnb said it removed thousands of New York City-based listings from its site, after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed an affidavit Monday in support of his subpoena attempting to identify users who are illegally renting apartments on the site.
"The photographers will snap us," the line in Irving Berlin's 1933 song, " Easter Parade ," really captures the spirit of the annual Easter Parade on New York's Fifth Avenue.
An " electric horseless carriage " was unveiled at the New York Auto Show last week.